Siddheswar Temple is located at Kavalapur Village in Miraj Taluk in Sangli District, Maharashtra. The temple is dedicated to Siddheswar, a kind manifestation of Shiva and this form of Shiva is widely worshipped as kuldevata (family deity) in Maharashtra.
Fairs and Festivals
Siddheswar Yatra at Kavalapur Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April) and it is the annual fair and festival at the Siddheswar Temple. For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane. The festival and fair attract hundreds of devotees to the Siddheswar temple. Kavalapur Siddheswar Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month.
Various unique poojas and rituals are held during the annual yatra.
Prasad and Offering
Various offerings are made to appease the deity like red flowers. Procession is part of the festival.
Nearest airport is Sambre Airport.
Madhavnagar Rail Way Station and Nandre Rail Way Station are the nearby railway stations.
Sangli and the nearby by towns to Kavlapur have road connectivity to Kavlapur.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM